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Nottingham Forest have agreed with Middlesbrough to keep defender Djed Spence on loan until the end of the season

NOTTINGHAM FOREST have reached an agreement with Middlesbrough to maintain Djed Spence within their ranks until the end of the season.

Spence joined Forest from Boro on loan in September and quickly established himself as a starter following a series of impressive performances that won over the crowd at City Ground.

Nottingham Forest have agreed with Middlesbrough to maintain Djed Spence on loan until June
Nottingham Forest loanee Djed Spence has impressed at City Ground ever since joining in September

However, the wing-back’s parent club’s manager Chris Wilder spoke this week about recalling him during the January transfer window due to a raft of coronavirus cases at the Riverside Stadium.

However, sources have told SunSport that Nottingham have agreed with Middlesbrough to maintain the talented Londoner until the summer.

Spence had a recall clause in his contract but the owner has basically negotiated a new loan deal until June.

That is a positive development for the Forest faithful as well as the versatile defender who “loves it” at City Ground.

He is also impressed with manager Steve Cooper as well as the owner’s ambitions amid the club’s bid to return to the Premier League for the first time since 1999.

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Nottingham are also looking to complete some more signings during the January transfer window.


SunSport understand that Bournemouth ace Steve Cook is close to an agreement and is rated highly due to his Premier League experience and past success in promotion bids.

Nottingham are also making a lot of progress in their bid to land Aston Villa‘s Keinan Davis on loan.

Nottingham owner Evangelos Marinakis will have his hands full this month as he is also juggling Greek champions Olympiacos.

The Piraeus giants are flying high in the Superleague as they are undefeated but are set for a daunting task in the Europa League as they will face Atalanta.

The Greek businessman showed some serious intent with the signing of former Napoli star Kostas Manolas last month.

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